No one could possibly understand the depths of pain, despair and anguish this man has experienced.
But on Sunday, on what would have been his wife’s 52nd birthday, Bill Petit smiled and greeted thousands of supporters at a Petit Family Foundation fundraiser.
On Tuesday, he will return to court and hear more grisly testimony about his wife’s murder, and the murders of his two daughters.
Does a moment go by when he doesn’t think about those he lost, and the circumstances by which he lost them? The “what ifs” and “why me’s?” Does he have a moment’s peace?
I don’t know how he does it.